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Vitamin D: The Pac-Man of Viruses, Bacterial Infections, & Cancer Cells

By: James Templeton In a fascinating study conducted at the University of Copenhagen, researchers found that vitamin D is essential in order to activate the...

Is Allergy Season Getting Worse?

Warmer temperatures, rising CO2 levels and even thunderstorms all have an impact on how we experience allergies, experts explain. By: Naama Barak While this winter’s been...

Brett Miles, MD, DDS Appointed Chair of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital

Edited by: TJVNews.com Northwell Health has named Brett Miles, MD, DDS, FACS, chair of otolaryngology and head & neck surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and...

EmblemHealth Study Finds Public Health Attitudes toward Prevention Measures Drastically Change as Awareness Shifts to Long-Term Presence of COVID

As public health professionals consider how best to educate the public about the shift from COVID as a pandemic to an endemic, EmblemHealth, one...

Brett Miles, MD, DDS appointed chair of otolaryngology and head & neck surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital

NEW YORK, NY – Northwell Health has named Brett Miles, MD, DDS, FACS, chair of otolaryngology and head & neck surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat...

Is a Drug for Sleep Apnea on the Horizon?

By: Dennis Thompson The most common treatments for sleep apnea are mechanical -- CPAP machines, mouthguards and the like. But researchers think they’ve found a drug...

Antibiotics for Respiratory Infections in Adults: When Should They Be Used?

By:  Zachary Bloomgarden, MD We are coming out of the winter “cold season,” a time when respiratory infections are most frequent. Antibiotics are among the...

Israel Opens First Medical Cannabis Cafe

Karam Shbeeta doesn’t sell cannabis, instead the former psychiatric nurse guides café patrons through obtaining prescriptions and learning about its use. By: Diana Bletter Last October,...

Auxiliary of Lenox Hill Hospital Raises Over $90,000 at Annual Benefit

Edited by: TJVNews.com The Auxiliary of Lenox Hill Hospital raised over $90,000 at its annual benefit honoring healthcare workers at Northwell Health’s flagship Manhattan campuses....

Post-COVID America: Racked by Inflation, Americans Pay Too Much for Drugs

Antony Sammeroff(Mises.org)  As inflation rates soar toward 8 percent in the United States, many are feeling the squeeze and will be looking to save money, but...

Refusing What We Are: The Evil of Children’s Transgenderism

By Jeremy Carl(American Greatness) Sometimes there is a flash of light so bright that you are compelled to look away. Sometimes a crime is so...

Who Are the New ‘Patient Influencers’ on Social Media?

By: Dennis Thompson Disability activist Gem Hubbard regularly shares her insights about life in a wheelchair with more than 75,000 Instagram followers, under the handle...

Getting Under the Skin of Incurable Scleroderma Disorder

New discovery by Israeli researchers could lead to development of personalized treatments to prevent life-threatening complications of scleroderma. By: Brian Blum Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease...

Meningitis Vaccine May Guard Against Gonorrhea

By: Denise Mann Rates of gonorrhea are on the rise, and this sexually transmitted disease is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, raising fears of a...

Lenox Hill Hospital Appoints New Executive and Medical Directors 

Edited by: TJVNews.com Daniel Baker, MD, MBA, has been named executive director and Elan Levy, MD, MBA, has been named medical director of Lenox Hill...

Why Can’t We Concentrate Anymore?

Our ability to sustain attention seems to have tanked during the past two years of the pandemic. Two experts tell us why and what...

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